Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Neka Art Museum

The creation of Suteja Neka, a private collector and dealer in Balinese art, Neka Art Museum has an excellent and diverse collection. It's a good place to learn about the development of painting in Bali. You can get…
Top Choice Museum in Ubud

Museum Puri Lukisan

It was in Ubud that the modern Balinese art movement started, when artists first began to abandon purely religious themes and court subjects for scenes of everyday life. This museum displays fine examples of all sch…
Top Choice Park in Ubud

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

This cool and dense swath of jungle, officially called Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana, houses three holy temples. The sanctuary is inhabited by a band of over 600 grey-haired and greedy long-tailed Balinese macaques who…
Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Agung Rai Museum of Art

Founded by Agung Rai as a museum, gallery and cultural centre, the impressive ARMA is the only place in Bali to see haunting works by influential German artist Walter Spies, alongside many more masterpieces. The mus…
Top Choice Hindu Temple in Ubud

Pura Taman Saraswati

Waters from the temple at the rear of this site feed the pond in the front, which overflows with pretty lotus blossoms. There are carvings that honour Dewi Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom and the arts, who has clea…
Natural Feature in Ubud

Petulu

Every evening beginning after 5pm, up to 20,000 big herons fly in to Petulu, a village about 2.5km north of Jl Raya Ubud, squabbling over the prime perching places before settling into the trees beside the road and …
Museum in Ubud

Blanco Renaissance Museum

The picture of Antonio Blanco (1912–99) mugging with Michael Jackson says it all. His surreal palatial neo-renaissance home and namesake museum captures the artist’s theatrical spirit. Blanco came to Bali from Spain…
Palace in Ubud

Ubud Palace

The palace and its temple, Puri Saren Agung, share a space in the heart of Ubud. The compound was mostly built after the 1917 earthquake and the local royal family still lives here. You can wander around most of the…
Gallery in Ubud

Museum Rudana

This imposing museum overlooking rice fields is the creation of local politician and art lover Nyoman Rudana and his wife, Ni Wayan Olasthini. The three floors contain more than 400 traditional paintings, including …
Gallery in Ubud

Pranoto's Art Gallery

Pranoto, a long-time Ubud artist, displays his works at this gallery/studio/home which backs up to beautiful rice fields southwest of Ubud. The scenes of Indonesian life are lovely. The studio is about 1km east of J…